Dragon Minerals - June 16, 2020 Update

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12736:
Calcite with Goethite Inclusions and Quartz - $16
Santa Eulalia Mining District, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
Cabinet - 11.9 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm (4.7 x1.7 x 1.4 inches)
84 grams (0.19 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email with specimen number to order

An elongated calcite specimen with curiously irregular shape and matte, dark grey to black color (probably goethite inclusions; actual color is darker than my lousy photos suggest). The colorless material is naturally corroded quartz. Mindat has 458 photos of calcite from Santa Eulalia with a wide variety of forms and colors, but nothing like this oddball.








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